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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] VT integration: make distclean problem
From: Josh Hursey (jjhursey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-12 09:22:15

Good points about 'distclean' versus 'clean'. For the make distclean
case then I think it is ok if we fail here since it is not a full
'make dist' that I was working with originally.

Sorry for the distraction.


On Feb 12, 2008, at 6:52 AM, Andreas Knüpfer wrote:

> On Monday 11 February 2008, Josh Hursey wrote:
>> I've been noticing another problem with the VT integration. If you do
>> a "./configure --enable-contrib-no-build=vt" a subsequent 'make
>> distclean' will fail in contrib/vt. The 'make distclean' will succeed
>> with VT enabled (default).
> hm, tricky. I guess it is about the 'make dist' functionality. All
> others
> like 'make distclean' etc. are only assisting functionality for
> 'make dist'
> after all.
> And for 'make dist' you need to have everything configured that is
> going to be
> part of the distribution. Therefore, VT needs to be part of the
> tarball, so
> you can disable it at build time. It would not work the other way
> around.
> So in my opinion, the current status is what we want to have. Are
> there any
> problems when configuring VT, then building the tarball with VT and
> disabling
> it once you build Open MPI from the tarball?
> Regards, Andreas
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